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Angiotensinogen is a protein produced and secreted by


A
Macula densa cells
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B
Endothelial cells
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C
Liver cells
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D
Juxtaglomerular 
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Solution

The correct option is B Liver cells
Angiotensinogen is a plasma protein produced and released into the circulation by the liver cells. It is also known as renin substrate. It is the component of the renin-angiotensin system, a hormone system which regulates blood pressure and fluid balance. So, the correct answer is 'Liver cells'.

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